puja

[ poo-jah ]
/ ˈpu dʒɑ /
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noun Hinduism.

the worship of a particular god.

Nearby words

  1. puirtith,
  2. puisne,
  3. puissance,
  4. puissant,
  5. puissantly,
  6. puka,
  7. pukatea,
  8. puke,
  9. pukeko,
  10. pukey

Origin of puja

From the Sanskrit word pūjā

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British Dictionary definitions for puja

puja

pooja

/ (ˈpuːdʒaː) /

noun

Hinduism a ritual in honour of the gods, performed either at home or in the mandir (temple)

Word Origin for puja

from Sanskrit: worship

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